The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  1. #1
    “The Road goes ever on and on
    Down from the door where it began,
    Now far ahead the Road has gone,
    And I must follow, if I can.”
  2. #2
    “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”
  3. #3
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
  4. #4
    “May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”
  5. #5
    “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
  6. #6
    “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”
  7. #7
    “I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
  8. #8
    “Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”
  9. #9
    “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”
  10. #10
    “It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”
  11. #11
    “Short cuts make long delays.”
  12. #12
    “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
  13. #13
    “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
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